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There's a recipe highlighted on the home page today for chicken and asparagus with penne pasta.

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Last updated: Mar. 19, 2013 2:41 pm
Posted: Mar. 19, 2013 8:15 am
 
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Penne with Chicken and Asparagus

Submitted by: LAUREL B 
Home Town: Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA
Living In: Lebanon, Ohio, USA
A light but super-tasty pasta dish, with fresh asparagus cooked in broth with sauteed garlic and seasoned chicken. 
Recommended by: Indiana Peggy
Mar. 19, 2013 8:17 am
This is an example of a review that I think does NOT review the recipe. ------ ".. Chopped the asp. into 1 in. pieces and boiled it in my pasta water for a few while it came to a boil. Then I drained it into a bowl so I was able to reserve the hot water; then added the pasta back to it. Grilled my chicken breast seasoned w/ poultry seasoning, s&p. on my little indoor grill for a few,(I like the chix to have a little golden color) then cut it up & added it to evoo that had been sauteeing garlic and onion. Added the chix, asp., sqz of lemon juice, chopped a few roasted red peppers (out of a jar, "RAO'S" brand.. yum) 1/2 of a chopped tomato, 1/4 cup of chix broth, about 1/4 cup of cream cheese and a spash of milk & parm chz. That really helped make it creamier, although there still wasnt too much sauce, but thats fine w/ me. Makes it feel "lighter"! Thats about it, I snuck in a few red pepper flakes & tossed it all w/ the pasta! Perfect! " I mean...post your own recipe, why don't you?
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Mar. 19, 2013 8:20 am
At least so gave it a full 5 stars. :)
 
Indiana Peggy
Mar. 19, 2013 8:21 am
Well, she gave HER OWN recipe five stars, I think.
 
AZ93
Mar. 19, 2013 8:25 am
I don't mind when people tweak a little or have to substitute an ingredient they don't have. I learn from those reviews. But this one is unfortunately too far from the original to be able to use any of it. I do agree with the Rao's sauce though. That stuff is GOOOOOD!!
 
Indiana Peggy
Mar. 19, 2013 8:30 am
I agree AZ93. And you know, it really doesn't matter. Those ideas in the quoted review are not bad. It's just interesting. I enjoy the reviews and kind of wish the system were different...but don't know what would be better!
 
Thisni Caza
Mar. 19, 2013 1:29 pm
Maybe it's adult ADD...but I don't usually read reviews that long and that detailed, for the reason you stated. It may be interesting and helpful, but it's not a review of the recipe!!
 
Indiana Peggy
Mar. 19, 2013 2:41 pm
Hi Thisni Caza. Yeah, I sort of go past the long ones too!
 
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